…and the word became flesh and dwelt among us.
– St John Unfolds the Great Mystery of the Incarnation
How can I capture the essence of John’s beautiful prologue? Answer- I can’t. Happily other people have succeeded- with poetry, music and song. Here’s a small selection of old favourites and one new piece (at least to me). See what you think…
Advent Calendar by Rowan Williams
Every Valley Shall Be Exalted from Handel’s oratorio Messiah, sung by Ian Bostridge
Immanuel, God is With Us Michael Card.